CTSI wordmarkThe Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) at the University of Minnesota's (UMN) Academic Health Center is supported through the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) program, grant UL1TR002494, and its KL2 Scholars are supported by grant KL2TR002492.

The institute is one of approximately 60 medical research institutions working together to improve the way clinical and translational research is conducted nationwide, enhancing its efficiency and quality.

The CTSA consortium aims to accelerate the process of translating laboratory discoveries into treatments for patients, to engage communities in clinical research efforts, and to train a new generation of clinical and translational researchers.

Our mission

CTSI is accelerating discoveries toward better health.

Our goals

  • Create an academic home and an adaptive, sustainable infrastructure to support clinical translational science research at the University of Minnesota.
  • Foster meaningful relationships and transparent interactions among the University of Minnesota and our communities.
  • Train and reward interdisciplinary clinical translational science teams at the University of Minnesota and in our communities.